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Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices
Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices

New Zealand's expanding building industry has signed up its 9000th apprentice - but says it is running out of young people…

Unpaid Kiwi internships on the rise

Some university graduates hoping to break into well-paid careers are working months at a time as unpaid interns.

Smoothing path to working world

When thousands of university students graduate each year with shiny new degrees, competition for the best graduate jobs…

Talk to the Animals: Top 5 jobs with animals

Part of my job is running workshops for senior students interested in animal occupations. The most sought after career choices…

Would you let the boss see your profile?
Would you let the boss see your profile?

Would you let your boss trawl through your Facebook page? A global survey asked 10,000 participants just that question -…

Lucky Kiwis get more time off than most
Lucky Kiwis get more time off than most

As we tough out our longest stretch without a public holiday, here's the good news — Kiwis are among the luckiest…

Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'
Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'

The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told…

Work programmes boost confidence
Work programmes boost confidence

Paige Toft and Braden Alsford count themselves lucky when it comes to making career choices.

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Twitter's censorship dilemma
Twitter's censorship dilemma

The social network is finding itself caught between being an open forum and patrolling for inappropriate…

Teen quits after boss bans 'kia ora'

A Whangarei teenager has quit her first job after being ticked off for welcoming customers into a city centre store with…

Apple stock hits a new high

Apple's stock has touched a new high reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition…

Student union manager sacked

Auckland University's student union was justified in sacking its general manager for financial mismanagement involving a…

Economy slower but still robust
Economy slower but still robust

The economy has lost some momentum since earlier in the year, the Treasury says, though it still describes…

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